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BURRINJUCK WATER SCHEME. PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE AT HARDEN [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 December 1923
" BURRINJUCK WATER SCHEME. PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE AT HARDEN? The Public Works Commltteo sat at Harden on 15th Inst, to take, local evidence on the hydro-electric scheme. Mr. Miliums, town clerk, Gave the municipal statistics. Evidence was -given that the local loco sheds and railway yards used, on an average 1' million gallons of _water dally, chlolly from two local storage supplies. Water l'or domestic purposes had to be carted. WOULO PAY £5 A YEAR. A &lt;iuestlon that would havo to lie considered was whether it would pay them to nlvo 2/- per l'OOD gallons for water. Tliey supplied about1 forty railway cottages and thirty outside ones at :t/- per ,1000 gallons, with a minimum of £1/10/- a cottage. This water was for domestic and garden purposes. V.ery few paid more than the minimum rate. One witness j thought that each householder would | willingly pay £6 a year for garden purposes. Another wltneBs pointed out that an extra S00 gallon tank at .the houses, which ran short in...
The Daily Witness THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20th, 1923. WATER SUPPLIES FOR COUNTRY TOWNS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 December 1923
THURSDAY, DtgCBMBER 20tU, MfKS. WATER SUPPLIES FOR COUNTRY TOWNS. This subject 1b now almost thread bare from constant discussion; liut this docs not niter the tact that It is Just as serious a trouble to-day as .it was when it was first dlscusscd. In this connection, country towns wll have to be their own champions, for without water supplies country towns cannot mako the lieachyuy they sbonld make In various ways. For Instance, take a man In this dis trict who is getting old, and has made sufficient on- which to retire. His first consideration is; where will I go? It I go to YoOng there is no water supply, and consequently no garden or sewerage. These draw backs very often balance the scales in favor of the city, and thus weal thy men go oil to the city, and coun try towns have to be content with the stragglers. .All this Is tending la one direction, viz., making coun try towns poor and. unattractive and the city wealthier. We cannot ex pect much support from the cities, ' who hav...
GRENFEIX DIVORCE CASE [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 December 1923
GRENFEIX DIVORCE CASE ; A decree nisi, .' returnable an.:Six; months, was Rented Victor. Mortimer;BoSwdli®|b& wha petitioned,,for, djss&l u t>°w lift* V'Ji marriaKo .with Ethel Margaret 6W" oline Jane- Filby , (formerly Gqod seUT;, thcVirroul)? pieinfi desertion. JEhc.-TOart'Iaee took -placo-at. Gren ifoll. according toiPFesbyteriaii 'rites, -Mr. fPr ?I'n,t1' tioner. By consent- waav.?V\
The Daily Witness. WHAT MR. SHAKESPEARE, M.L.C. THINKS OF IT. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 December 1923
The Daily Witness. WHAT MR. SHAKESPEARE, M.L.C. THINKS OF IT. Mr. T. .M. Shakespeare, MJL.C., sec retary of the N.S.Wl Country Press Association, forwards the following appreciation of "Thq Dally "Witness." "Sydney, 11th December, 1924. The. (Proprietors, "Witness," Young. Dear Sirs.-Please allow me to congratu late you upon the enterprise you have ? shown, and the improvements you have made in the "Witness." The printing and general production:." of tlie. paper is of a uniformly good.Stan ;;dard,Vwlille from a literary poiot'o't & view |t .compares very favoraljly^with ? r: other daily papers published In much larger- towns than yours. I am cer tainly of the opinion that your dis trict, which is recognised to rank as ? onp1 of the richest and most progres f she in the State, should be able to support a good daily paper, and from copy I have so far seen can. quite confidently say that you are able -to ? produce one. Wishing you every ;; success, and best wishes for the new Y...
BEING ACCURATE [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 December 1923
BEING ACCURATE , - A newspaper editor had a notice stuck up above hi8 desk, on-which was printed:-"Accuracy Accura cy!" and this notice he always pointed out to, new reporters. One day the youngest member of the staff came In with his report of a " public meeting. The"editor! read it through, and came to the sentence-"3909 eyes /were fixed' upon the spea*ker." ' . "/What do you mean by making a silly''blunder like that?" he demand ed wrathfully. \A. : >tfBut It"is not a blunder,' protest *ed the youngster. "There was a one-eyed; man in the. awdjcnc(e. ^;
PRINTERS' HOLIDAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 December 1923
PRINTERS' HOLIDAYS. Readers and Advertisers are notified that THE. (DAILY WITNESS will NOT BE PUB LISHED ori Xrpas.sEve, Xmae Day, Boxing. Day and the day following. It will be pub: lished on "FRIDAY, DECEM BER 28. Thereafter there will be. no publication. until the following FRIDAY, JAN-? UARY 4, 1924. The Calen dar will be Issued early In the New Year.
THE UNIVERSITY. COUNTRY COMPLAINT. DEPUTATION TO MINISTER. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 December 1923
THE UNIVERSITY. COUNTRY COMPLAINT. ^DEPUTATION TO MINISTER. One is fed with a certain amount of "intellectual wind," and the only as* sociation one has with the professors* in to see tln?m eat at the Union, That- indictment of the Sydney,Uni versity was made yesterday at a de putation to th*» Minister Tor tCduca i tion by Mv. H. U Dale, who h; n stu dent in Kcouomics at the University, a teacher in the Education Depart ment, aud a member or the Public School Teachers* Federation, The deputation comprised repre esntatlvea or' country interests, who desired the extensiou to the country oT the educational facilities of the University.^ The action of Universities in Aus tralia and in Europe of instituting correspondence courses, which secur ed for young men and women, distant [ from the University, means for se i curing a degree, was quoted. The Senate of the University was attacked by several speakers. In support of the charge timt it was conservative, its refusal to consider the reque...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 December 1923
YULETIDE OFFERINGS . IN RESPLENDENT ARRAY THE CHEAPEST BY FAR ...~_,^rf£a&iS35Sig FOR v , *" MANY A DAY. 13/UCI!-0/i], 7/H,'°8/ll n",ac"vo signs, without, or with Collar toonatch Men's Fuji tie Luxe Tennlsi Shirts, In pleasing Natural Oflrenm) shades. KAOH-3/11. ' Men's Fuji de Luxe Sport Shirts,, which have largo Collar and .Open Front, are convertible to Button-up '"Hilar, In Natural (Cream) shade. 10.WH-11/b. Men's Cream Taffeta Sport Shirts, Jai*?o convertible .Collars. EA'OH-8/« ' Men's Cream Fuji de Luxe Pyjamas very refined Slumber Suits, in all Hisses. SUIT-17/G., , MEN'S HEMSTITCHED WHITE MERCERISED HANKIES-EACH 9d .SUPER GRADE HEMSTITCHED WHITE LAWN HANKIES-ea. 1/ Bond's Trlpiewear Silk J Hose, '.super grade, In all shades-4/6 nr. .Genuine Knitted Black Silk Ties .In high grade 'English make .7/1." and 10/«. * Cheaper Knitted Black Art Silk Ties-1/11 and 2/fi. Men's Leather Military Brush Cases,' containing 2 brushes and 'Comb-8/11 and 12/fi the Outfit. Sterling Si...
ROBERT STANLEY APPEALS. MURRUMBURRAH ROBBERIES RECALLED. SENTENCE TO STAND. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 December 1923
j ROBERT STANLEY APPEALS. MURRUMBURRAH ROBBERIES RECALLED. An old question ns to thn necessity [ of devising some method for securing | uniformity of sentences for offences | of a .similar nutuije cropped up in the Pull Court of3 Criminal Appeal 1 yesterday. . '1 An appeal was before rli»» Court by 'Herbert Robert -Stanley, a rabbiter, ol' Tcniora. who . bad pleaded guilty al tiie Darliughurst Sessions on Oc tober Itf. before Jwdgt* Rolin, to a number of charges/of housebreaking. He received a sentence of four years' hard labor, and-now appealed on the grund that his-co-accused. a man nam ed Dentate, and u. brother. ilCdmund Stanley, who were convicted before Judge llov;in at Cootamnndra. for the same offence, had-received sentences of two years. . . .Mr. Justice Gordon. President of the f*k>urt of K'rhninal Appeal, said the lack of uniformity in sentences for similar offenccs was a question which had given rise to the sugges tion that a board to deal with it should t*e appointed...
METHODIST SUNDAY SCHOOL. CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 December 1923
METHODIST SUNDAY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL. A Christmas Tree^-.festival, arrang ed by the kindergarten touchers nt ; the Methodist; Sunday School, was i held In the kindergarten hall last | evening. About 50 little ones, with i their parents, turned .up. A musi cal programme was held in the Bp worth Kali prior to the more im portant part oE the function. . The Tree was gaily decorated; and'heavi ly laden with gifts, which were dis tributed among the delighted children by Shnta Claus. Refreshments, .too, were provided. Mr. Chellew was in charge of the affair, which was suc-&lt; . cessfullv organised , by LMisses Joy Tippett, Muriel Karl, TClsle Rogers, ? .Madge . Begg, Katlilocn Price, and .i Kitty IMc'Knight. ' . .|
SPECIAL SHEEP AND STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 December 1923
SPECIAL SHEEP AND STOCK . >v..'8ALB/:7:';.v.; :V Messi'H George Thompson, and Co., o£ Cootamundra,. advise a successtul clearance at their-special sale on Fvi day last, when over 4000 sheep were yarded iiand r disposed'^ of.. Comeback hoggets realised- to 18/0, merino owes to .24/-, comeback ewes to'23/-, come back lambs to 10/-D, merlno.i wethers to 23/$, romney, rams to £4/4/-. About SOO" head o£ cattle were yardod and disposed of.-:r Pat: cows brought to £7, ; steers'to -£6/35/v heifers ', to £6. vealers > to-SEtt/B/C'V-tEKore .cattle de mand- easier) best young bullocks to SB/9/-, steers to = £4/6/-, heifers and cows to £5.
DISTRICT WOOL CLIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 December 1923
DISTRICT WOOL CLIPS. The following, local clips -were in cluded, in the New Zealand"Loan and .Mercantile Agency Coy's; sales this week-Memagong, a/c Messrs Browno Bros,, to 35d.;: .GreenbanlcATOW, n/o J. C. "Watson, >to 37d.; JT/.Young, a/c exors.; J: 'Thompson, to 20Jil.; K/Ade largo,va/fl A.'joK'inlesido and ,Son?,/ to 1 Slid, i HQ, a/c -R.. C. Grmra,' to \28d. ; MH/atosevale/Illabo, a/cK Hamilton to 35d. The.:company's: ,report road:-&lt;Wo offeredva catalogue ofJ90O9 bales on Monday,- including ;a :nuinber of high class clips ijotii merino1' and- cross bred. ????' Experiencing the lull volume of current competition, we made a satisfactory clearance at very Ijigh i rates." -: To show tho range of prices, it may; be mentioned that ovor l70 /lots in 'tliejblg lot section1 of ? tho cata logue realised 30d. or,brer. Merino sold-, up . to SSd.,comeback to ?.3f>ld;, and crosBbred jto.'; 341d" -. both: latter pstces. being/records for the season. These two'.record prices w...
"SORDID SEX DRAMAS." NOT SHOWN IN AUSTRALIA HAS CONFIDENCE IN PICTURE SHOWMEN [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 December 1923
"SORDID SEX -DRAMAS." NOT SHOWN IN AUSTRALIA HAS CONFIDENCE. IN PICTURE SHOWMEN ? In the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday, in reply to Mr. Arkins, who asked whether sordid sex dramas should be shown on the screen to boys and jrirlsj the Chief .Secretary, Mr.' Oalces Said lie did not know of any country in the 'whei-e 'supervision , was more strict than,in Australia.. i Mr.. Arkins: Pictures prohibited !~ih South America are shown here. " -Thiei Minister Pictures prohibited in New South Wales have been ishdwri in other Darts of the world. , here . there is both Federal and | State supervision I have every con- i fidence in picture showing. . !
TEMPLEMORE WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 December 1923
: TEMPLEMORE WOOL. Tho Australian,> MorcanlUle, /.Land ? and Flnanco lCo.» (Ltd.,. offocted ;..tlio following salos ol district woola yoa terday:--KP on 'sldo/Templcmoro, C AiAA- oiU331d., 6 AAA w U at132:11., 8-AAA h and oat- Slid.,. 6 AA w li; at( '?301d.; S .-AAiVe at 30jd.. e AA o- and U at >30Jd., &lt;U 1st p o at 33d. JC/. Ctorcorans Plains; 24 iA. w at 323d., Sr A- b at SOd., 7- AA . w and h :at;201d., 8 1st p Wi and h at'29Jd., 11 2nd P;Q at 35Jd., 10 2nd p w and h at -253(1.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 December 1923
What Shall I Give ? . ^InBDoclimrf^11 an3w®r to this all important , question by at GILBERT'S c s,vo asso.tmcnt of Christmaj Gift Goods ?Winv,u" tr"- r> ?Icle .',V0 s°me of thom Xylonite Hair, brushes 15/0, 21/, 27/6, 30/, 35/. " ^"itaiy Hair Brushes . .. . 15/G,'19/G, 21/ each. Ihoto l'l'amcs . 4/6, 5/G,-10/, 13/G. Manicure Sets ....... 10/, 18/G, 30/, 42/, 55/. " S!11'1'01?. 18/6, 25/, 30/. .Shoe Lilts 1/6, 2/6 nnd 5/. l, Sha^tiff Sots 18/G. 21/, 40/, 42/. Eveishnrn Pencils .. . . . . 0/G. 13/G, 1C/ 27/G, 31/6, 3G/ Loaiitmtf Brass and Copper Jardinieres-8/G, 12/6, 16/, 18/6, . 21/, 30/, 37/G to GO/. Jars. Brass Ash Trays, and Tobacco JEWELLERY WHICH WILL COST YOU LESS AT THIS STORE Oct. Gold Golf Bangles 9/G, lO^G, 11/G, 12/6, 13/G. First Quality Oct. Gold Ladies' Wristlet Watches, with Gold Mounted Moire Straps . .. 85/ Framed Pictures to rightcn tho Home. W. F. GILBERT pl^i40 There's No Better Place. TO PURCHASE A USEFUL GIFT WHERE THEY SPECIALISE IN TIIE H1QHEST. GRADE OP TO...
DANGERS FACING THE EMPIRE. MR. HUGHES'S OPINIONS. INTER-EMPIRE COMMUNICATION. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 December 1923
DANGERS FACING ,THE ' EMPIRE. MR'.. HUGHES'S OPINIONS. INTER-EMPiKE iCJOMfMUNICATION. : In the course of a lecture In tlie !Peter8liam Town Hall /"on Tuesday, night, 'Mr,;W.'-(M. Hughes-summed up ;,the dangevs. and : difficulties: Vwhlch confronted the British Empire, as he ? The Brit(sh : Goyerpment, he said, ;had. decided:: upon . establishing; the .. Singapore base; but the reBult of the .recent . British elections -would -prob ably mean that the project, ?' which meant--so much to ! Australia',-would" 'not be proceeded with. Tliat Is not to be lichtly regarded more espec ially: in- .view of the ' -.fact that; the; strategic centre: oi the world had' been shifted from the North Sea to-the-Pacific.' '.1,\ !;*i" 'That Being so, it might not be neces spry to .'send Aus'tr^la 'tb another: war, because,.tbat ;war might'be "fought on . ?^Australian' soil. ' .' Thero were many that claimed that, .the. Dominions .should be ? consulted in ' .matters - of foreign policy. T)is\t was the' ro...
AUSTRALIAN CANNED FRUIT SELLING WELL IN LONDON REASONABLE PRICE ATTRACTS BUYERS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 December 1923
AUSTRALIAN CANNED FRUIT SELLING WELL IN LONDON REASONABLE PRICE AT TRACTS BUYERS. LONDON 17th. December.:-The Australian Press Association learns that the 150.000 - cases of 1923 season canned fruit -apricots, peaches and pears-recently pur chased by the Home and Colonial Stores from the Australian Govern ment ore selliwr wonderfully well. Inquiries at between 20 and 30 branches of the Home and Colonial Stores show thnt the customers highly appreciate them and that re : Peat orders nrc freouent as at the price lOd. per tin for apricots and peaches, and l/2d. for pears, they are regarded as marvellous vnlue for the money. The keenness of the demand has surprised the salesmen for canned fruits nre usually ne clectcd at Christmas time. Un doubtedly the sale of these fruits at such low prices is a most valu able advertisement-the only fear is that buyers will expect to always be able to secure them equally cheap. .
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 December 1923
PERSONAL. ! ;Mr.. N. Stinson, the well known dls ?irlct.'.repj-oseritStlvo of the 'New Zea-" 4anil" Loan and ' (Mercantile Agency; Co.; lias been an Inmate of the Sacred Heart 'ttjospital, Young, for about three weeks, wbci'o he underwent an _ oporutlon. . Mr. Stlnson. isvtoow . al most recovered., . ...??.-...??j,.; *HRfev..- Bl Kouglaa, rector, of Canow lndra, ,haa ,beent appointed to succoed Atcbdeattm mkes^Vactbr of Kelso, .In BitUurst.tilbfcese. &lt; ' ".(Jr.." g. W. Rowlands .has; been re-, elected president of1 5V)augoola Shire.
DR. JOWETT. DEATH ANNOUNCED. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 December 1923
DR. JOWETT. DEATH ANNODHPED. LONDON, Dec. 19.-Dr. IH. Jowett. the well known divine, 13 dead^ in his sixtieth year. The deceased succeeded Dr. Dale at Carr's [Lane Chapel, Birmingham) in 1S9S, and was' there until Mil, when he accepted the Ministry ot 'Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Cburchi New York, returning to 'England in 1917 as minister or Westminster Cha nel. He was chairman ot the C011 Rregatlonnl Council in 190ff. He was the author' of many religious publica tions, and was a great preacher)'